Boiling water turns into instant snow in subzero temperatures

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La Crosse, WI (WKBT) -- What do you get when you expose boiling water to subzero temperatures?

With temperatures dipping to 15 degrees below zero or colder around La Crosse, Wisconsin on Friday morning, our sister station WKBT decided to try a fun experiment.

Throwing boiling water into the air, you could see how it immediately evaporates, creating instant snow.

Click on the video to watch the experiment!

The high temperature in La Crosse on Friday is expected to be around 5 degrees above zero. Slightly warmer temperatures are forecast for the weekend.

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